Friday, August 25, 2017
NEW: Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton says pardon of former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio is "a slap in the face" in statement
Ex-Obama spokesperson: Trump's staff thinks he's "too stupid to figure out that Infowars is garbage"
President Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) holds a rally in Phoenix, Arizona, and addresses the criticism over his response to Charlottesville.
San Francisco & Berkeley brace for politically-charged rallies, officials urge residents and the public to stay away
San Francisco & Berkeley brace for politically-charged rallies, officials urge residents and the public to stay away https://t.co/taf21XOSPm pic.twitter.com/IG0yzYa1kt— CNN (@CNN) August 25, 2017
San Francisco dog owners are carpeting a field with poop ahead of a rally by a right-wing group https://t.co/GYCfWTYxxK— Blake Hounshell (@blakehounshell) August 25, 2017
Donald Trump hints that he's preparing to pardon convicted ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio — after the Washington Post reported Trump was asking about pardon powers for himself and his family. Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks joins Lawrence O'Donnell.
Trump's threat to shut down the government if he doesn’t get money for his border wall could be a gift to Democrats
Lawrence O'Donnell looks at just how much trouble the Trump White House had today answering questions about Donald Trump’s very simple promise: Mexico will pay to build the border wall.
Pompeo has requested direct supervision of CIA unit closely tied to the Russia investigation, and officials are wary
Trump's rambling remarks are like the whine of a saw cutting tile all day, a TV blaring through the wall all night
Trump facing pressure to kill DACA as 10 conservative states have threatened to sue the administration
Laurel Miller, former State Department special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, talks with Rachel Maddow about why Donald Trump's interest in looting Afghanistan's mineral wealth is harmful to the U.S. mission there.
BREAKING: Trump Confidant and Adviser Says There Will Be Assassinations and a Second Civil War If Trump Is Impeached
Rachel Maddow shows that what was previously guessed at or darkly assumed about Donald Trump's intentions toward Afghanistan's mineral resources has been borne out according to a report that says Trump has assigned the task to Wilbur Ross.
Rachel Maddow reports on the response from New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office when asked about questionable actions by very-recently-former Donald Trump adviser Carl Icahn
Rachel Maddow reviews the litany of sketchy deals that have come to light around Jared Kushner, and talks with former U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade about how Special Counsel Robert Mueller would likely build a file on Trump campaign associates in the Russia investigation.
Rachel Maddow describes some of the past work by Rinat Akhmetshin for his clients and notes that what seems to be a hallmark of his services happened to the DNC shortly after his participation in a meeting at Trump Tower with Trump campaign leaders.